2013 NASA Space Settlement Design Contest – Deadline March 15, 2013

illustration of a space colony

Design a Space Colony!

Design a space settlement! Space settlements are permanent communities in orbit, as opposed to being on the moon or other planets. Designing a space settlement involves physics, mathematics, space science, environmental science and many other disciplines.

The NASA Space Settlement Design Contest is intended for students in grades 6-12, although younger students may enter. Individual or teams from anywhere in the world may enter. Grade levels are judged separately, except for the grand prize. All participants will receive a certificate.

Submissions must be received by March 15, 2013.

For more information about the NASA Space Settlement Design Contest, visit http://settlement.arc.nasa.gov/Contest/.
If you have any questions about the contest, please email Al Globus at aglobus@mail.arc.nasa.gov.

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5 thoughts on “2013 NASA Space Settlement Design Contest – Deadline March 15, 2013

  1. Can i participate in this contests ? Can anyone tell me !

    • This international competition is open to all students currently in middle school or high school. There are multiple categories within the competition so please read the information available at the competition website for specific requirements. The website also includes links to other space colony competitions and programs that may be of interest to you.

      • I am not student. Working as a Android Application Developer in IIT . Am i eligible to participate in this contests , Please reply me ?

      • If i get a chance, i will expose my talents and skills here . Please provide me an Oppurtunity atleast i would like to present a paper conducting here / attending any challengable Contests .. Inform me priorly please ?

      • Unfortunately, the competition is designed for students. If you would like to participate in some way, I strongly encourage you to contact a local school and offer your assistance to a student team. You could offer invaluable mentorship to students entering the competition.

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